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Sr. Program Manager

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Location: Columbia, MD
Posted: 07/29/2020

Major Functional Areas and Description of Duties:

Must be US Citizen

  • Understand and comprehend customer requirements / needs and develop program execution strategies and plans to meet delivery requirements
  • Identify program resources required, assign individual responsibilities, and ensure proper staffing of projects and programs
  • Create and maintain project work plans, schedules, and revisions as appropriate to meet customer’s changing needs and requirements
  • Mentors junior project/program managers in fundamentals of project and account management
  • Leads, directs and is responsible for day-to-day aspects, on-time delivery, and risk management of projects and programs
  • Holds team members and functions accountable for on-time execution of project deliverables escalating issues when necessary to provide core team members with needed support
  • Effectively communicate relevant project information to superiors, resolving and/or escalating issues in a timely manner; tactfully communicate difficult/sensitive information internally and to the customer
  • Manage and actively control project budget and costs; track and report program expenses
  • Understand and manage the economic and contractual impact throughout the course of the project and control associated risks
  • Continually work to increase program’s/project’s profitability
  • Identify business development and “add-on” sales opportunities as they relate to a specific project
  • Lead proposal efforts including project scoping and Level of Effort assessments
  • Contribute to continual process improvement


  • Extensive experience in building and leading small to large project teams
  • Program Management experience of FAA contracts
  • Experience with FAA & government programs and FAA contracting standards 
  • Ability to independently grasp and solve tasks with high complexity
  • Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and their relevance to potential customer requirements
  • Requires extensive expertise and knowledge of MS Project and Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, Visio)
  • Experience managing direct reports with administrative support, training and career development


  • BS degree in Engineering and minimum 10 years’ experience in program management.
  • PMI certification preferred
  • Ability to work independently and communicate progress/problems to appropriate personnel effectively
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively in a variety of roles with a wide variety of technical and non-technical management and staff as well as customer management and staff
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities

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